Eine alte Liebe

An Old Love is an East German black-and-white film, directed by Frank Beyer. It was released in 1959.


Frieda Walkowiak is an ambitious director of a collective farm. Although she is talented and hard-working, the men in the commune are reluctant to accept her as their supervisor. August, Frieda's husband, is exasperated by his wife's devotion to her office, which leads to her being absent from home quite often. After she misses their wedding's anniversary, August is enraged, and leaves their house with their daughter. Frieda is badly depressed and suffers a breakdown. She is taken to a hospital. August hears of this, comes back to his senses and returns. The family reunites.

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    director Frank Beyer
    editor Evelyn Carow
    keywords wed
    musicBy Joachim Werzlau
    producer Erich Albrecht
    productionCompany DEFA
    publisher Progress Film